Learn more about what we do to combat the spread of COVID-19.
SSLC and COVID-19
At SSLC, the safety of the children and our staff is paramount. We are taking extra-steps to ensure everyone's health and well-being during this pandemic.
In addition to our regular cleaning procedures, the staff is ensuring that all recommended cleaning guidelines are being followed. As of 19 January, 2021, the state of Maryland is advancing it's vaccination efforts and has moved on to vaccinating Group 1B, which includes education staff and childcare staff. We encourage our teachers and staff to sign up for vaccinations at no cost.
We are also performing daily health screenings before learners and staff enter the building to ensure health and safety of all our pupils and employees. If we become aware of any student or staff who tests positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the school will reach out to families and staff concerning our isolation and action plan per the guidelines from the Maryland Department of Health. Administration will be in regular contact with anyone who falls into this category to determine the risk to others at the school. Any school or class closings will be made known as soon as possible. All identifying information will be kept confidential.
IF YOUR CHILD IS SICK, please do not send them to school. If anyone in your family shows symptoms of COVID-19, contact your doctor or healthcare provider about being tested. if anyone in your family does test positive, then contact the school so we can take recommended action. All information will be kept confidential.
Most common symptoms include: fever, dry cough, tiredness. Less common symptoms include: aches and pains, sore throat, diarrhea, conjunctivitis, headache, loss of taste or smell, a rash on the skin, discoloration of fingers or toes. Serious symptoms: difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure, loss of speech or movement. Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility. On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.